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Underwater Observatory Marine Park

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Highway 90, Eilat 88106, Israel
+972 8-636-4200
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Fantastic place

That was not for the first time but being in Eilat i always visit the Observatory. It seems to me... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2016
Lucy V
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Beersheba, Israel
Awe-inspiring

I visited with my three children ages 6-13 and we had a wonderful experience. We spent most of our... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2016
MissMBMelb
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Melbourne, FL
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This marine park features a variety of exhibits including the Aquarium Museum, Shark Tank, Turtle and Stingray Pool, Underwater Observatories, Reef Tanks and the Oceanarium
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Highway 90, Eilat 88106, Israel
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

That was not for the first time but being in Eilat i always visit the Observatory. It seems to me the best of such kind. New shark tank is very interesting. All the observatory is worth of the whole day and repeated visits.

Thank Lucy V
Reviewed March 17, 2016

I visited with my three children ages 6-13 and we had a wonderful experience. We spent most of our time in the underwater observatory and the rare fish exhibit and that was enough to keep us entertained for most of the afternoon.

Thank MissMBMelb
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Our visit at the Underwater Observatory was delightful! The view into the natural coral reef from the observatory is exciting and ever changing - it is an experience not to be missed. The Shark World and other attractions give a deep insight into the nature...More

Thank Mariann27
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Great way to explore the coral reef even if you are not a snorkeler or diver. Shark tank is impressive but lots of other things to see too.

Thank SatsKerava_Finland
Reviewed March 14, 2016

this place is a good way to watch and learn about underwater life without getting into the water. great for children from 1 year to adults. nice shopping galery and relaxing atmosphare.

Thank anat24
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Good for kids in all ages. Very nice for adults as well. The oceanarium is very interesting. We liked it a lot, Most recommended.

Thank Yuval C
Reviewed March 13, 2016

I believe this is the largest aquarium in the middle east. There are separate aquarium buildings for viewing sharks, rare fish, amazon creatures and a giant turtle pool. The best part of the park is the structure that allows you to view under the red...More

Thank traveltime111
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Interesting and educational visit to a cross between an aquarium and a museum. Timing was great since there were absolutely no line ups! The extra 10 sheqel charge for the movie about shark life was well worth it, and recommend following the times listed for...More

Thank GLee579
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Unfortunately it's expensive. Fortunately it's worth the money. The new sharks aquarium is a nice addition to what they already had.

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed March 9, 2016

What a great experience. The fish were amazingly beautiful and the observatory quite the experience. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone visiting Eilat.

Thank SandiPandy
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Myfriendfred
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Response from Assaf F | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know ! But I am sure you can call them and ask .086364200 Enjoy
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colleenbrodkin
October 2, 2017|
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Response from OMER P | Reviewed this property |
Hey, Basically it's opened till 4PM, also on Sukkot Holiday evening. In Israel, holiday eve (Wednesday) is treated like a Friday, as holiday begins, but the observatory opens till 4PM on Fridays as well... Enjoy!
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rozonthemove2016
August 6, 2016|
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Response from Ira A | Reviewed this property |
We decided to take the bus but unfortunately had to wait for so long in the heat since the times weren't really correct. I would recommend to check bus times with some good traveling app. Otherwise just take a taxi. Should... More
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